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Apricot-Almond Granola

Lee Harrelson; Melanie J. Clarke

Yield 6 cups (serving size: 1/3 cup)
"I like to have a batch of granola on hand during the hectic holidays. It makes a great portable snack with lots of fiber and is also good served on yogurt or reduced-fat ice cream." --Jennifer Sransky, Birmingham, Alabama

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups regular oats
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped dried apricots
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 164
  • caloriesfromfat 33 %
  • fat 6 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 2 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 3.3 g
  • carbohydrate 25.4 g
  • fiber 2.6 g
  • cholesterol 7 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 20 mg
  • calcium 25 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Combine oats, almonds, and next 4 ingredients (through raisins) in a medium bowl. Combine honey and butter. Drizzle honey mixture over oat mixture; toss to coat. Spread mixture in a single layer onto a jelly-roll pan. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes; stir. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on pan. Break into pieces.

Cook's Notes

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